Angel On the Amazon

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"The sullen killer of the jungles...and the woman who knew no fear! The story of their meeting and the strange events that followed!"
  • NR
  • 1948
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 5.5  (145)

Angel On the Amazon is a 1948 adventure film directed by John H. Auer and starring George Brent, Vera Ralston, and Brian Aherne. Set in the Amazon jungle, the movie follows a small group of people who are stranded after their plane crashes. Among them are Andrew Craig (Brent), a writer who is searching for a story, and Rita (Ralston), a beautiful woman who is the only survivor of a previous crash.

As the group struggles to survive in the hostile jungle, they encounter various dangers including deadly animals, hostile natives, and treacherous river currents. Tensions rise as Craig and Rita become romantically involved, much to the chagrin of Rita's jealous fiancé, played by Aherne.

Despite the challenges they face, the group manages to build a raft and continue their journey down the river. Along the way, they discover evidence of a lost civilization and a treasure that could change their lives forever. However, they soon realize that they are not the only ones searching for the treasure, and they must fight to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

The movie was filmed on location in Brazil, and the stunning scenery of the Amazon jungle adds to the sense of adventure and danger. The performances by the three leads are solid, with Brent playing the rugged hero, Ralston the damsel in distress, and Aherne the jealous antagonist.

One of the strengths of the movie is its depiction of the Amazon jungle as a truly dangerous and unpredictable place. The characters are constantly facing threats from poisonous animals, deadly rapids, and unpredictable weather conditions. The film also touches on the dangers of colonialism and exploitation, as the characters debate the morality of searching for treasure in a land that belongs to others.

While Angel On the Amazon may not be the most memorable adventure movie of its time, it is a well-crafted and enjoyable film that delivers on its promises of thrills and excitement in one of the world's most fascinating and dangerous environments.

Angel On the Amazon is a 1948 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5.

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    1 hr 26 min
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    5.5  (145)